Leona Healey

Biography

Leona is an associate in our Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency Group in Hong Kong.

Leona specialises in contentious and non-contentious cross-border restructuring and insolvency. She has facilitated multi-jurisdictional restructuring in Asia Pacific, United Kingdom, United States and offshore for Hong Kong listed and Singapore listed companies.  She advises insolvency practitioners, investment banks, commercial banking institutions, directors and shareholders.  She has worked on assignments that involve US Chapter 11 proceedings and recovery actions in China.

Since joining Harneys in November 2017, Leona has worked on the following notable matters:

  • Advising Global A&T Electronics LTD (GATE) (owned by Affinity Equity Partners and TPG Capital) on the restructuring of US$1.12billion senior secured notes issued by GATE.
  • Advising the Provisional Liquidators in relation to the restructuring of China Lumena New Materials Corp., (a HKSE-listed company).

Prior to joining Harneys, she worked as a registered foreign lawyer in Hong Kong in a US firm and a solicitor in a top-tier Australian firm, also specialising in cross-border insolvency and restructuring.

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